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  • life Parenting

    Evening Fail

    Last night with the kids was really difficult. I came home from a day of patients + a meeting and unfortunately had a poorly-timed headache come on at the end of the day. (I…

    April 15, 2021
  • life Parenting Weekend

    Weekend Life

    Yesterday G had her very first activity – playing soccer for the first time! It was more “run around the field after balls” but it was so cute. Annabel also started soccer after a…

    April 11, 2021
  • life Parenting

    5 on a Friday: Recs & Changes

    1- The Life-Restoring Magic of Daily Rituals from the Focus on This podcast. This episode was excellent! Cohost Courtney returned from maternity leave (missed her . . . also, wonder if she’d guest on…

    April 9, 2021
  • Book Reviews life Parenting Reading

    A Few Things

    1- Annabel turned 9! OMG. We celebrated by hosting her first sleepover (just her one BFF – that was enough!), eating DQ Reese’s ice cream cake, and giving her several fun gifts: earrings, a…

    April 6, 2021
  • life Parenting

    Mommy Day #3: C’s turn!

    This day was pretty low key. If I had to do it again, I would have made him pick a longer outing somewhere (? Zoo, Butterfly World, etc). BUT, he was happy and that…

    April 3, 2021
  • Parenting

    Dispatches from Mommy Day #2

    G had her first ever Mommy Day! In prior years, I felt like she commanded so much of my attention in general that she didn’t ‘need’ her own day. Now she is savvy and…

    April 2, 2021
  • Parenting Weekend

    Sunday Happenings

    I am aware that there is still a pandemic going on, but honestly life feels entirely different than it did a year ago. We enjoyed a lovely outdoor Passover. We went to the pool.…

    March 28, 2021
  • Habits Parenting

    New Phone: Strategy of Clean Slate?

    I am a firm believer in the strategy of the clean slate, as Gretchen Rubin has described it. I am self-aware enough to know that I am particularly susceptible to this phenomenon. This is…

    March 26, 2021
  • life Parenting

    Dead Time

    I feel pretty good about how I spend my time lately. Except for a certain window that I really want to work on. That window is approximately 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. I usually…

    March 23, 2021